PUBLICATIONS 2020-05-28T23:14:51+00:00


  1. Richard B. Wilson, Sinisa Coh, “How long, and why, do Photoexcited Electrons in a Metal Remain Hot?”, Submitted to Communications Physics (2019), arXiv:1906.11397.
  2. Kaushalya Jhuria, Julius Hohlfeld, Akshay Pattabi, Elodie Martin, Aldo Ygnacio Arriola Cordova, Xinping Shi, Roberto Lo Conte, Sebastien Petit-Watelot, Juan Carlos Rojas-Sanchez, Gregory Malinowski, Stephane Mangin, Aristide Lemaitre, Michel Hehn, Jeffrey Bokor, Richard B. Wilson, Jon Gorchon, “Picosecond Spin Orbit Torque Switching”, Submitted to Nature Electronics (2020), arXiv:1912.01377.
  3. Michael J. Gomez, Kexin Liu, Jonathan G. Lee, Richard B. Wilson, “High Sensitivity Pump-Probe Measurements of Magnetic, Thermal, and Acoustic Phenomena with a Spectrally Tunable Oscillator”, Review of Scientific Instruments 91 023905 (2020).
  4. Amal El-Ghazaly, Jon Gorchon, Richard B. Wilson, Akshay Pattabi, Jeffrey Bokor, “Progress towards ultrafast spintronics applications”, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 502 166478 (2020).
  5. F. Kargar, E. Aytan, S. Ghosh, J. Lee, M. Gomez, Y. Liu, A. S. Magana, Z. B. Beiranvand, B. Debnath, Richard Wilson, Roger Lake, Alex A. Balandin, “Phonon and Thermal Properties of Quasi-Two-Dimensional FePS3 and MnPS3 Antiferromagnetic Semiconductor Materials”, ACS Nano 14 2424 (2020). 
  6. D. M. Riffe, Jake D. Christensen, R. B. Wilson, “Vibrational Dynamics within the Embedded-Atom-Method Formalism and the Relationship to Born-von-Karman Force Constants”, Journal of Physics: Condesnsed Matter 30 45 (2018).
  7. Jon Gorchon, Charles-Henri Lambert, Yang Yang, Akshay Pattabi, Richard B. Wilson, Sayeef Salahuddin, Jeffrey Bokor, “Single shot ultrafast all optical magnetization switching of ferromagnetic Co/Pt multilayers,”Applied Physics Letters 111 042401 (2017). (Cover 
  8. Yang Yang*, R. B. Wilson*, Jon Gorchon*, Charles-Henri Lambert, Sayeef Salahudding, Jeffrey Bokor, “Ultrafast Magnetization Reversal by Picosecond Electrical Pulses,” Science Advances 03 e1603117 (2017).  *equal contributions
  9. R. B. Wilson*, Jon Gorchon*, Charles-Henri Lambert, Yang Yang, Sayeef Salahuddin, Jeffrey Bokor, “Ultrafast Magnetic Switching of GdFeCo via Electronic Heat Currents,” Physical Review B Rapid Communication 95 180409  *equal contributions
  10. R. B. Wilson*, Yang Yang*, Jon Gorchon, Charles-Henri Lambert, Sayeef Salahuddin, Jeffrey Bokor, “Electric current induced ultrafast demagnetization,” Physical Review B 96 045105 (2017).  *equal contributions
  11. R. B. Wilson, Charles-Henri Lambert, Jon Gorchon, Yang Yang, Sayeef Salahuddin, Jeffrey Bokor, “Electron-phonon interaction during optically induced ultrafast magnetization dynamics of Au/GdFeCo bilayers,” Submitted, ArXiv:1609.00648.
  12. J. Gorchon*, R. B. Wilson*, Y. Yang, A. Pattabi, J. Chen, L. He, J. Wang, M. Li, and J. Bokor, “The role of electron temperature in the helicity-independent all-optical switching of GdFeCo,” Physical Review B 94 184406 (2016) Editors’ Suggestion  *equal contributions
  13. Johannes Kimling, R. B. Wilson, Karsten Rott, Judith Kimling, Gunter Reiss and David G. Cahill, “Spin-dependent thermal transport perpendicular to the planes of Co/Cu multilayers,” Physical Review B 91, 144405 (2015).
  14. R. B. Wilson and David G. Cahill, “Limits to Fourier theory in high thermal conductivity single crystals,” Applied Physics Letters 107, 203112 (2015).
  15. Charles M. Brooks, Richard B. Wilson, Anna Schäfer, Julia A. Mundy, Megan E. Holtz, David A. Muller, Jürgen Schubert, David G. Cahill, and Darrell G. Schlom, “Tuning thermal conductivity in homoepitaxial SrTiO3 films via defects,” Applied Physics Letters 107, 051902 (2015).
  16. R. B. Wilson, Brent A. Apgar, Wen-Pin Hsieh, Lane W. Martin, and David G. Cahill, “Thermal conductance of strongly bonded metal-oxide interfaces,” Physical Review B 91, 5415 (2015).
  17. Gregory T. Hohensee, R. B. Wilson, and David G. Cahill, “Thermal conductance of metal-diamond interfaces at high pressure,” Nature Communications 6, 6578 (2015).
  18. Johannes Kimling, Judith Kimling, R. B. Wilson, David G. Cahill, Birgit Hebler, and Manfred Albrecht, “Ultrafast demagnetization of FePt:Cu thin films and the role of magnetic heat capacity in ultrafast demagnetization,” Physical Review B 90, 224408 (2014).
  19. R. B. Wilson and David G. Cahill, “Anisotropic failure of Fourier theory in time domain thermoreflectance experiments,” Nature Communications 5, 6075 (2014).
  20. A. B. Mei, R. B. Wilson, D. Li, A. Rockett, J. Birhc, L. Hultman, D. G. Cahill, J.E. Greene, and I. Petrov, “Fundamental elastic properties of epitaxial VN(001), (011), and (111) layers grown by reactive magnetron sputter deposition,” Journal of Applied Physics 115, 214908 (2014).
  21. Daniel Grimm, R. B. Wilson, Bezuayehu Teshome, Sandeep Gorantla, Mark H. Rummeli, Thomas Bublat, Eugenio Zallo, Guodong Li, David G. Cahill, and Oliver G. Schmidt, “Thermal conductivity of hybrid semiconducting/metal superlattices,” Nanoletters 14, 2387 (2014).
  22. Gyung-Min Choi, R. B. Wilson, and David G. Cahill, “Indirect heating of Pt by short-pulse laser irradiation of Au in a nanoscale Pt/Au bilayer,” Physical Review B 89, 064307 (2014).
  23. Gregory T. Hohensee, R. B. Wilson, Joseph P. Feser, and David G. Cahill, “Magnon-phonon coupling in Ca9La5Cu¬¬24O¬41 spin ladders measured by time-domain thermoreflectance,” Physical Review B 89, 024422 (2014).
  24. R. B. Wilson, Joseph P. Feser, Gregory T. Hohensee, David G. Cahill, “Two-channel model for nonequilibrium thermal transport in pump-probe experiments,” Physical Review B 88, 144305 (2013).
  25. E. Breckenfeld, R. B. Wilson, and L. W. Martin, “Effect of growth induced (non)stoichiometry on the thermal conductivity, permittivity, and dielectric loss of LaAlO3 films,” Applied Physics Letters 103, 082901 (2013).
  26. R. B. Wilson, Brent A. Apgar, Lane W. Martin, David G. Cahill, “Thermoreflectance of metal transducers for optical pump-probe studies of thermal properties”, Optics Express 20, 28829 (2012).
  27. R. B. Wilson, David G. Cahill, “Experimental validation of the interfacial form of the Wiedemann-Franz law across Pd-Ir interfaces,” Physical Review Letters 108, 255901(2012).
  28. E Breckenfield, R. B. Wilson, J. Karthik, A. R. Damodaran, D. G. Cahill, L. W. Martin, “Effect of growth induced (non)stoichiometry on the structure, dielectric response and thermal conductivity of SrTiO3 thin films,” Chemistry of Materials 24, 331 (2012).
  29. R. B. Wilson, D. M. Riffe, “An embedded-atom-method model for alkali metal vibrations,” Journal of Condensed Matter Physics 24, 335401 (2012).